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Mental Health News – Aug ’16

Mental Health News – Aug ’16

GPs can refer patients to the Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program by calling the Sydney North Health Network GP referral line on 1300 782 391.

August and September’s allocation of services are as follows:

Service Delivery
Number of Referrals Available in August
Number of Referrals Available in September

General ATAPS including:

  • Mild to moderate general mental health disorders.
  • Children.
  • Postnatal depression.

54

146

Suicide Prevention including:

  • Self-harm.
  • Mild to moderate suicide ideation.

11

40

Service Delivery

General ATAPS including:

  • Mild to moderate general mental health disorders.
  • Children.
  • Postnatal depression.

Number of Referrals Available in August

54

Number of Referrals Available in September

146

Service Delivery

Suicide Prevention including:

  • Self-harm.
  • Mild to moderate suicide ideation.

Number of Referrals Available in August

11

Number of Referrals Available in September

40

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